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  • Christopher Robin

    Christopher Robin

    ★★★

    Cristopher Robin Is A Very Busy Man With Very Important Papers.

    This movie is tonally disparate in trying to balance the family/work plot with the Hundred Acre Wood gang. I loved pretty much everything with Pooh and Eeyore, but I was bumbed that the crew got such little screentime.

    Ewan MacGregor did a solid job, but I just rolled my eyes way too many times trying to care about what's supposed to be the emotional core of CR's struggle to…

  • Bo Burnham: Make Happy

    Bo Burnham: Make Happy

    I hope you're happy.

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  • Eighth Grade

    Eighth Grade

    ★★★★★

    Bo Burnham, you gaddamn sonuvabitch.

    This film is equal parts hilarious, heartbreaking, heartwarming, nerve-racking, traumatic, and horrifying.

    Burnham has managed to craft a film that understands its subject matter so well that you'd think it was written by a girl who has just immediately experienced middle school. Burnham's visualization of adolescent anxieties is transcendent, to the point of being indicative of the everyday struggle of being human.

    This film is so damn overwhelming, and managed to induce maximum cringe, rivaled…

  • Princess Mononoke

    Princess Mononoke

    ★★★★½

    WOW. So deeply and thematically layered. Dense with gorgeous hand-drawn imagery, creative concepts, and ideas. I can't believe I had never seen this film before. I felt the need to see it again immediately. It is so intense and overwhelming. Will try to check it out again asap.

    There are plenty of lessons to take way from this film, but the main ones that resonated with me are: first, the fact that evil and violent actions oftentimes stem from a…